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By Jenny Duckworth,Justin Duckworth,Charles Ringma

opposed to the Tide, in the direction of the dominion is the tale of the city imaginative and prescient group in New Zealand. This publication recounts the tale of a gaggle of younger Christian adults who over the past fifteen years have relocated to the colourful ends in their urban to proportion existence with people who are suffering, homeless, unwell, bad, overlooked, or another way marginalized. The group has grown through the years to seven neighborhoods the place on any given day you'll locate "Urban Visionites" transforming into greens amidst the concrete, educating English to refugees, delivering replacement education schemes to out of faculty children, fostering young children, doing church with the homeless, supplying friendship to the mentally ailing, roasting reasonable alternate espresso, operating childrens golf equipment, mothers teams, tenant conferences or simply sharing yet one more cup of tea with their buddies. in truth sharing is an efficient precis of the complete form of this intriguing move. They proportion houses, meals, funds, autos, jobs, prayers, goals, conversations, enjoyable, tears, soreness, wish, therapeutic, transformation . . . they proportion the full of lifestyles with one another and with their associates. They stay the gospel, this excellent news of Jesus.

"As you turn via those pages, you are feeling your soul begin to breathe higher. it's a name to damage loose from all that suffocates us and to reside with the recklessness and innocence of the lilies and sparrows. Justin and Jenny not just invite you to reject the counterfeit attractiveness and empty can provide yet they aspect you in the direction of new rhythms and holy behavior that movement the area a bit toward God's dream for it."
-Shane Claiborne
author, activist, convalescing sinner

"Honest and deeply reflective, Jenny and Justin Duckworth have granted us a window at the good looks, the mess, the enjoyment, and the discomfort of missional neighborhood. What they've got came upon is that we will reside fuller, extra gracious lives in neighborhood, project, and contemplation than we will be able to by way of dwelling in our extended family fortresses. This trip opposed to the tide of a consumption-oriented tradition would require us to place to loss of life our tiresome and lonely lives of scrumptious self-absorption, however the promise of discovery and event in our voyage to a extra sustainable and simplified lifetime of shalom is painted for us with such awesome honesty and wonder that we're pressured to set out at the waka. this isn't a booklet, it really is a call for participation. i beg you not only to learn it, yet to simply accept it."
-Scott Bessenecker
Associate Director of Missions
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA

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